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Received Counseling on Smoking*

1998 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results
  No Yes
Demographic Groups Total Respondents N % 95% C.I. N % 95% C.I.
Total 1745 258 15.4 13.3-17.7 1487 84.6 82.3-86.7
Age
< 20 years 268 16 5.8 3.0-10.8 252 94.2 89.2-97.0
20-24 years 480 61 12.2 8.9-16.6 419 87.8 83.4-91.1
25-34 years 798 141 18.2 15.1-21.8 657 81.8 78.2-84.9
35+ years 199 40 24.6 17.4-33.6 159 75.4 66.4-82.6
Mother's Race
White 1153 190 17.0 14.5-19.9 963 83.0 80.1-85.5
African American 526 62 11.2 7.9-15.7 464 88.8 84.3-92.1
Other Minorities 66 6 10.6 4.1-24.6 60 89.4 75.4-95.9
Hispanic origin
Yes 85 15 12.9 6.6-23.6 70 87.1 76.4-93.4
No 1659 243 15.6 13.5-18.0 1416 84.4 82.0-86.5
Education
< High School 368 27 9.6 6.2-14.7 341 90.4 85.3-93.8
High School 582 77 12.6 9.5-16.5 505 87.4 83.5-90.5
> High School 793 154 20.4 17.1-24.2 639 79.6 75.8-82.9
Marital Status
Married 1145 206 18.9 16.2-21.9 939 81.1 78.1-83.8
Other 600 52 8.2 5.6-11.8 548 91.8 88.2-94.4
Income
15,999 or less 531 44 8.6 5.9-12.3 487 91.4 87.7-94.1
16,000-24,999 274 31 10.7 6.9-16.2 243 89.3 83.8-93.1
25,000-39,999 280 50 18.2 13.1-24.7 230 81.8 75.3-86.9
40,000 or more 523 118 23.4 19.2-28.2 405 76.6 71.8-80.8
WIC recipient
No 916 194 22.3 19.0-25.8 722 77.7 74.2-81.0
Yes 814 62 7.3 5.3-10.1 752 92.7 89.9-94.7
Medicaid recipient
No 880 178 21.2 18.0-24.7 702 78.8 75.3-82.0
Yes 865 80 9.0 6.7-11.9 785 91.0 88.1-93.3
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 302 35 11.1 8.0-15.1 267 88.9 84.9-92.0
1500-2499 grams 542 76 13.4 10.7-16.5 466 86.6 83.5-89.3
2500+ grams 898 146 15.6 13.4-18.1 752 84.4 81.9-86.6

*Survey Question:
During any of your prenatal care visits, did a doctor, nurse, or other health care worker talk with
you about any of the things listed? 16b. How smoking during pregnancy could affect your baby

Percents based on fewer than 50 total respondents may not be reliable.
Interpret these percentages with caution. C.I. = confidence interval.